Human Resources

Surprising Research Says Negative Feedback Is Effective (and We Might Even Prefer It)

Few people like hearing bad news about themselves. Getting a tough performance review or being called out for a mistake challenges our status and triggers feelings of shame, frustration, and helplessness. Negative feedback floods the brain with stress-inducing hormones that…

Massachusetts Court Says Medical Marijuana Users Are Entitled to Accommodation

On July 17th, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court unanimously held that an employee may pursue a disability discrimination claim under state law against her former employer for failing to accommodate the employee’s use of medical marijuana. This is the first…